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WTJX NEWSFEED: February 7, 2024


On today's WTJX NewsFeed, Valatina Sanchez, the woman wanted in connection to a January 31 shooting on St. Croix, is now in police custody. VITEMA Director, Daryl Jaschen, provides an update on the impact the recent inclement weather has on the territory. The VI Energy Office launches the Weatherization Assistance Program to help reduce utility costs for low-income Virgin Islanders. Republican presidential candidate, Nikki Haley, once again stumps virtually in the Virgin Islands ahead of Thursday’s VIGOP caucus. Listen to these stories and more.

Marcellina Ventura-Douglas is the Radio News Reporter for WTJX-FM, 93.1. Born and raised on St. Croix, Ventura-Douglas graduated from the University of the Virgin Islands, where she received her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. While at UVI, she worked in the office of Senator Shawn-Michael Malone before beginning her career in radio. Ventura-Douglas fell in love with radio growing up, when she and her father would spend every morning and afternoon listening to local radio news legend, Alvin G. After leaving Senator Malone's office, she became the program director of Vivid Streaming. She then joined WTJX-TV, Channel 12 as a producer. Soon after, she was tapped to switch to WTJX-FM to present an evening news. She is passionate about bringing radio news to the Virgin Islands community through the WTJX NewsFeed, airing every weekday at 5:00pm on 93.1 FM and available online, on demand.<br/>Email:<br/>Phone: (340) 474-1682
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